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New California Workers’ Comp Law And Excluded Employees

Posted by Tristan Ruhland on Nov 30, 2016 8:00:00 AM

A new California labor law promises headaches for the state's workers' comp insurance providers. And the deadline is looming.

California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones recently notified all workers’ comp insurers writing policies in the state about changes to procedures related to excluded employees created by a new law.

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Topics: ca labor laws, california labor laws, labor law compliance, worker's comp, insurance, exempt employees

7 Smart Reasons For Outsourcing Payroll

Posted by Tristan Ruhland on Nov 29, 2016 9:00:00 AM

As your business grows so do many of the support functions needed to keep things going smoothly. But it's not always easy to keep up and sometimes outsourcing is the smart move.

According to a recent survey by Actionable Research, nearly 75 percent of CPAs who serve small businesses felt that their clients "do not have the necessary expertise to handle the demands of payroll processing." In addition, 68 percent suggested their clients' time would be better spent working on the number of other strategic demands of their businesses.

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Topics: payroll management, payroll management companies, managed payroll services, outsourcing payroll management, payroll compliance

Overtime Overview: The FSLA Final Rule

Posted by Tristan Ruhland on Nov 24, 2016 9:00:00 AM

The Department of Labor (DOL) published its Final Rule earlier this year which updated overtime regulations.

Beginning December 1, 2016, the Rule will automatically extend overtime pay protections to over 4 million workers within the first year of implementation.

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Topics: overtime pay, labor law compliance, payroll compliance, labor law, DOL, fsla

Minimum Wage California: Annual Increases Ahead [Infographic]

Posted by Tristan Ruhland on Nov 22, 2016 9:00:00 AM

2017 is almost here and with it will come another mandated increase in the California minimum wage. Is your business ready?

In California, almost all employees must be paid the minimum wage as required by state law, with some exceptions.

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Topics: minimum wage law, minimum wage San Francisco, california labor law, california minimum wage, payroll compliance, Prevailing wages

New I-9 Form Released

Posted by Tristan Ruhland on Nov 21, 2016 1:00:00 PM

New I-9 Form Information

The new I-9 form was released recently, November 14. It may now be used, although the old form will remain valid through January 21, 2017. After that date, you must use the new form. We recommend you train all employees who are responsible for completing the I-9 and start to use it for new hires as soon as possible.

A few important notes about this new form:
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